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There are 33 Gastroenterologists in Mission, TX and 39% of those with reviews are rated 4-star or higher. Some of the most common clinical focuses include Esophageal Disorders, Pancreatic Disease and Anal & Rectal Disorders. Popular hospitals in the area include Rio Grande Regional Hospital, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and South Texas Health System Edinburg.
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  • Esophageal Disorders (19)
  • Pancreatic Disease (16)
  • Anal & Rectal Disorders (16)
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  • Liver Disease (14)
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  • Rio Grande Regional Hospital (13)
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33 Results for Gastroenterology near Mission, TX
Photo: Dr. Kondapavuluru Chowdary, MD

Dr. Kondapavuluru Chowdary, MD

Gastroenterology
3.0 (6)
Accepting new patients
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
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On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Brian Rutledge, MD

Dr. Brian Rutledge, MD

Gastroenterology
0
Accepting new patients
2 years of experience
Offers telehealth
8.0 mi
Tel: (956) 443-3229
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
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On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Nolan Perez, MD

Dr. Nolan Perez, MD

Gastroenterology
4.2 (74)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
8.0 mi
Tel: (956) 443-3229
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
Phone Icon (956) 443-3229
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Nolan Perez, MD

Dr. Nolan Perez, MD

Gastroenterology
4.2 (74)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
8.0 mi
Tel: (346) 512-4149
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(346) 512-4149
On staff at Valley Regional Medical Center
Photo: Dr. Khizar Ahsan, MD

Dr. Khizar Ahsan, MD

Gastroenterology
4.7 (10)
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(956) 396-8826
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Sandeep Samuel, MD

Dr. Sandeep Samuel, MD

Gastroenterology
4.4 (21)
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience
Offers telehealth
8.0 mi
Tel: (281) 317-4334
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(281) 317-4334
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Silvia Castillo-Sy, MD

Dr. Silvia Castillo-Sy, MD

Gastroenterology
4.3 (12)
Accepting new patients
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(979) 348-2740
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD

Dr. Valeska Balderas, MD

Gastroenterology
2.7 (34)
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(346) 514-4635
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Jose Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Jose Rodriguez, MD

Gastroenterology
3.1 (33)
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience
Offers telehealth
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(512) 996-1906
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Kondapavuluru Chowdary, MD

Dr. Kondapavuluru Chowdary, MD

Gastroenterology
3.0 (6)
Accepting new patients
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(956) 253-0518
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Photo: Dr. Juan Castano

Dr. Juan Castano

Gastroenterology
0
Accepting new patients
6.4 mi
Tel: (432) 237-2857
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(432) 237-2857
On staff at Valley Regional Medical Center
Photo: Dr. Brian Rutledge, MD

Dr. Brian Rutledge, MD

Gastroenterology
0
Accepting new patients
2 years of experience
Offers telehealth
8.0 mi
Tel: (469) 240-3494
Book an Appointment
Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
(469) 240-3494
On staff at Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Gastroenterologist Frequently Asked Questions

Medically reviewed by Saurabh Sethi, M.D., MPH – Written by Tim Jewell
What is a gastroenterologist?

Gastroenterologists (GIs) are physicians that specialize in treating your gastrointestinal (GI) health needs.

Your GI tract includes your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus.

A GI physician is licensed to diagnose and treat common syndromes such as:

GI specialists also perform diagnostic procedures such as:

What procedures do gastroenterologists perform?

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GI specialists can perform the following procedures:

  • endoscopic ultrasound to look inside your GI tract
  • colonoscopy to look at your large intestine (colon)
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • sigmoidoscopy to look at a specific part of your colon called the sigmoid colon
  • liver biopsy to take a tissue sample of your liver for diagnosis or testing
  • double balloon enteroscopy to inflate inside your GI tract to get a better look
  • pancreas scan to check for pancreas abnormalities or conditions
  • liver scan to check for liver abnormalities

This isn't an exhaustive list. Get in touch with your local GI specialist to learn more about their full range of services.

What conditions do gastroenterologists treat?

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GI specialists may treat the following conditions:

This list of conditions isn't exhaustive, either. Talk to a GI specialist for more information on getting a GI condition diagnosed and treated.

What should I ask a gastroenterologist?

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Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment:

  • How old should I be when I start getting colonoscopies?
  • What should I do if I feel a lump or hardness in my gut?
  • Why haven't I pooped for so long? It's been X days.
  • I've had a stomachache/stomach pain for X days or months. What should I do?
  • Why am I having trouble swallowing?
  • I have blood in my poop. What should I do?
  • Why am I having acid in my throat whenever I eat?
  • Why do I feel like I suddenly have to poop when I eat certain things?
  • Do you know why I'm having these symptoms?
  • Do you think I have IBS? Could it be another condition?
  • Now that you've examined me, what's the next step? Should I take any diagnostic tests or get blood work done?
  • What kind of results can I expect from a GI-related test?
  • What treatments are available for my symptoms or my condition?
  • How will I know if treatments are working? When should I stop one treatment and start another?
  • Are there any side effects of treatments that I should be aware of when I start treatment or medications? How can I minimize my risk of side effects or complications?
  • Is there anything I'm doing or eating that might be causing symptoms? Are there any changes I could make that would help?
  • What can I do to manage my condition?
  • Can my condition be cured? Or will I need to manage it?